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These New Shots From Skyrim Are No Laughing Matter

There's nothing funny at all about the latest screenshots from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, unless you count the amount of time I spent making sure no one hid penises in them. More »


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Vendetta Online Offers a Glimpse of What a Portable Eve Online Could Be

This is no Eve Online, nor is it meant to be. It's Vendetta Online, a 7-year-long space massively multiplayer online game now playable on Android tablets. While there is much that separates the twitch space combat, and NPC alien infested outer limits of Vendetta from the purely player driven... More »


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The Gmail Version Of Kinect Is Google's April Fool's Joke

Imagine a world in which sending an e-mail is as simple as standing in front of an Xbox 360 Kinect and making a fool of one's self. Send a message not by pressing a button, but by making a stamp-licking gesture. More »


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Watch The Lovely Ladies Of Mortal Kombat Beat Each Other Skinless

First we got an all-ninja round of Mortal Kombat tag team action, and now Netherrealm Studios gives us an all-female battle royale. It's all fun and games until the crotch skin comes off. More »


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This Is A Live-Action Modern Warfare Killstreak

What would Call of Duty killstreaks look like in real life? Maybe like this. This was created by a crew called The Film Fest Rejects, who also made a video featuring Solid Snake facing off against his greatest foe: More »


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The Week in Gaming Apps

We checked out one pricey Final Fantasy game, a neat GameBoy camera emulator, discovered a game that reminded us of Final Fantasy Tactics, X-Com and Shining Force, flicked footballs and played a PC MMO on an Android tablet. More »


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Grand Theft Auto's Latest Gift To Hollywood Looks Painful

There are many wonderful things that a Hollywood filmmaker could borrow from Grand Theft Auto, including better police chases and user-controlled soundtracks, but the director of this weekend's Jake Gyllenhaal movie Source Code is snatching something else. Here's filmmaker Duncan Jones talking to... More »


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It's Your April Fools' Day Round-Up

Never trust anything you read on the internet, and that goes doubly today. It's April Fools' Day, and we're rounding up the very best and very worst of what the gaming industry thinks is funny. More »


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Pirates Of The Caribbean's Charm Is Recharged In LEGO Form

Pirates Of The Caribbean's Charm Is Recharged In LEGO Form The first Pirates of the Caribbean movie was a refreshing sea breeze that's grown ranker with each subsequent sequel. In swoops TT Games with a blast for fresh ocean air in LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean. More »


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